Discussions of a celiac flare - what it is and how to cope.
What does the gluten free label and certified gluten free label mean in the US? Let's find out. According to the FDA, in order for a product to be labelled gluten free it has to be lower than 20 parts per million. The rule goes on to say that the food cannot contain: An ingredient … Continue reading Certified gluten free – not 100% gluten free
I read this a lot. I used to think it was unimportant. Now, I'm not so sure. Having celiac disease means a lifelong gluten free diet. Right now there are no medicines or any other cure, just a major lifestyle change. But I broke my toe a couple of days ago. I dropped a serving … Continue reading Why do I need a diagnosis?
Let's talk about celiac, CBD oil, and marijuana.
Snark monsters beware!
We are going to talk about Beyond Celiac just published the results of a survey of 4500 celiac patients and whether they would participate in a clinical trial.
Lots and lots of research is being done on the microbiome. Let's talk about it a bit and how it may or may not affect celiac disease. The microbiome consists of the microorganisms living in our bodies. Some estimates claim there are over 1 trillion microorganisms living on and in us. For example, most of … Continue reading Microbiome?
holiday. I didn't post last week due to travel, but I did read a lot of facebook posts in the celiac groups. There seems to be a few types of posts. Let's talk about them and what they mean in the wider community.
There are lots and lots of celiac issues I try to stay away from because they are so completely controversial. I'm going to gently wade into them here. I have very strong feelings about all of these topics, but don't really have enough science to back them all up.
Today is a potpourri of topics including pre-clinical celiac drugs, certified gluten free, Halloween, and Thanksgiving.